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rebuilding front end help.

im looking at rebuilding my front end with in the next few weeks. mainly because i have a bad lower left ball joint, outer draglink end, and a gear box with some play in it still after adjusting it. my question is what kind of steering brands are you guys using in your trucks? im going to go either ford or moog ball joints. just trying to figure out everything else.

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I put moog greaseable ball joints in upper and lower. Installed upper and lower ones, pumped grease into upper one when installed then had to put a small bolt supplied with ball joint then put the truck back together. I would only run greaseable ball joints for the lower ones. Only way to go man.

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Moog all the way. Ford ones are not greaseable. Moog makes a really high quality product as well and they hold up better in my experience.

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3rd vote for Moog.
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